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RIP Dennis Ritchie.

Great article on Dennis Ritchie. The world lost one of the most important programmers in the history of technology of all time.

Unfortunately, in a few days, two legends of the technology passed away. I agree with what Martin Rinard said: "Jobs was the king of the visible, and Ritchie is the king of what is largely invisible"
The tributes to Dennis Ritchie won’t match the river of praise that spilled out over the web after the death of Steve Jobs. But they should. And then
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